Definition of recuperative in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈkuːpərətɪv/


1Having the effect of restoring health or strength: the body’s recuperative powers
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  • Trips to see his family tend to have a recuperative effect.
  • The group includes some of the ten Austrian boys and girls who were then staying locally on a recuperative holiday.
  • It's astonishing to witness the recuperative powers of the human body and soul.
2Relating to the action of a recuperator or a similar heat exchanger: an intercooled recuperative engine

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Line breaks: re|cu¦pera|tive

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